Caitlin Clark reacts after being left off Team USA’s Olympic team

Caitlin Clark, the star rookie of the Indiana Fever, confirmed that she was left off Team USA's Olympic roster, expressing her reaction as "a little more motivation" for future aspirations.

Clark, this year's No. 1 WNBA draft pick, maintained a positive outlook, stating that while she was not disappointed by the news, she sees it as an opportunity to strive towards her Olympic dreams in the future.

Despite not making the roster, Clark conveyed her excitement for the women who will represent the country at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris, emphasizing her support for the team and her anticipation to watch them compete for gold.

Just months into her WNBA career, Clark has showcased impressive statistics, averaging 16.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 6.3 assists per game, highlighting her potential as a rising star in the league.

The 2024 Olympics roster features standout players such as A'ja Wilson, Breanna Stewart, and Diana Taurasi, who is aiming for a historic sixth Olympic gold medal, showcasing the elite talent in women's basketball.

Clark revealed that she received a respectful phone call informing her of the decision, appreciating the gesture from the selection committee to communicate directly with each player, whether selected or not.

While not initially chosen for the team, Clark remains in the U.S. national team pool, leaving open the possibility for her to be selected as an alternate in case of injuries among the 12 players on the roster.